Horse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant horse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, touching, dramatic, intense and exciting films and TV shows about / with horse, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, vengeance, culture clash, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, chase and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
horse movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as horse: Heartland (2007), Wildfire (2005), War Horse (2011), Secretariat (2010), The Black Stallion (1979), Seabiscuit (2003), Ostwind (2013), The Turin Horse (2011), Tangled (2010), Hidalgo (2004).

List of horse movies

Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, horse ranch, farm, small town, family relations, family, siblings relations, animal life, youth, workplace, grandfather, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Wildfire (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kris Furillo is given the opportunity to start a new life after serving time at a teen detention center. Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter's family run ranch, ...
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, serious, sincere ...
Plot: horse, horse ranch, ambition, coach, workplace, best friends, ex convict, countryside, family relations, friends, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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War Horse (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: horse, friendship, german, human spirit, animal training, battles, trapped, artillery, war, danger, hopes, french ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
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Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: horse, against the odds, underdog, animal training, rise to the top, horse race, legendary, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, ambition, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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The Black Stallion (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, exciting, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, rescue, survival, friendship, shipwreck, training, barn, poker, boy, island, adventure, family ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, inspirational, exciting ...
Plot: horse, racehorse, follow your dream, underdog, against the odds, gambling, depression, businessman, boxing, horse race, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, future ...
Place: california, chicago illinois, pasadena california, albuquerque new mexico, tijuana mexico
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Ostwind (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While spending the summer at her grandmother's farm, a girl (Hanna Höppner) discovers a talent for communicating with horses and tries to tame a fierce stallion.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, animal training, youth, teenage life, self discovery, family, hopes, disobey, farm, talent, stallion, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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The Turin Horse (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, France, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A monumental windstorm and an abused horse's refusal to work or eat signals the beginning of the end for a poor farmer and his daughter.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, stylized, clever ...
Plot: horse, storm, silence, parents and children, cause and meaning, forces of nature, fate of humanity, isolation, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family in crisis, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe
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Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, fairy tale, captivating, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, disney, follow your dream, horse, unlikely couple, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, love and romance, fall in love, young lovers, queen ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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Hidalgo (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, factual ...
Plot: desert, horse, horse race, adventurer, cowboy, adventure, underdog, rivalry, human spirit, contests and competitions, against the odds, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, syria, iraq
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Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, inspirational, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: horse, sport, animal training, redemption, against the odds, dream come true, parents and children, hopes, family relations, human spirit, horse race, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
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Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: dragon, good versus evil, adventure, princess, female protagonist, cross dressing, friendship, human spirit, hidden identity, emperor, horse, female warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, rough
Plot: rodeo, horse, cowboy, head injury, riding accident, disabled person, rodeo cowboy, lasso, human animal relationship, pain, friendship, friend ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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Marnie (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marnie is a beautiful kleptomaniac who is in love with businessman Mark Rutland. Marnie who is a compulsive thief is being watched by her new boss Mark who suspects her of stealing from him and thus decides to blackmail her in the most unusual way. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: suicide attempt, honeymoon, horse, psychology, thief, robbery, kleptomania, blackmail, obsession, romance, cons and scams, mysterious character ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, philadelphia, atlantic city new jersey ...
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, serious, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: desert, horse, war, adventure, muslim, soldier, battles, execution, imperialism, rebel, arrest, politics ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, lebanon, saudi arabia, jerusalem ...
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The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cowboy, survivor, horse, vengeance, native american, texas ranger, lawyer, escape, adventure, danger, fighting crime, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, usa, mine
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Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: old west, friendship, gunfight, vengeance, horse, small town, murder, cowboy, love and romance, good versus evil, shooting, arrest ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
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The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, brutal, harsh, suspense, rough ...
Plot: american civil war, vengeance, murder, tough heroes, horse, cowboy, loss of son, war crime, native americans, civil war, deadly, arson ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
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The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, bandit, vengeance, adventure, wrestling, bounty hunter, heroes, folk hero, dishonesty, village life, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
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The Electric Horseman (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sincere, road movie, light ...
Plot: horse, cowboy, romance, desert, redemption, hopes, escapades, obsessive quest, freedom, journalist, alcohol abuse, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, utah, california
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Equus (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, horse, obsession, mental illness, introspection, atrocity, teenage life, religion, power relations, mentally unstable, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, ancient greece, greece
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The Selfish Giant (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hyperactive boy and his best friend, a slow-witted youth with an affinity for horses, start collecting scrap metal for a shady dealer.
Style: depressing, realistic, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: horse, friendship, domestic violence, theft, dealer, kids in trouble, uncontrollable, friends, child abuse, youth, teenage life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, poland ...
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, dark, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, gory, supernatural, witch, investigation, curses spells and rituals, murder, legends and myths, uncover truth, ancient mystery, mysterious character, horseman ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 19th century
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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: "Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, pony, imaginary kingdom, princess, unicorn, horse, magical, adventure, imaginary, magic, friends, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 2010s, 20th century
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Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, investigation, time travel, witchcraft, legends and myths, investigator, victim, danger, shooting, determination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: betrayal, adventure, time travel, rivalry, love and romance, fall in love, heir heiress, heroes, destiny, princess, on the run, prince ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: stylized, suspense, exciting, gothic, brutal ...
Plot: knight, witch, supernatural ability, monk, legends and myths, dark fantasy, good versus evil, supernatural, inquisition, monastery, gothic horror, adventure ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, journalist, ghost, race against time, death, telephone, urban legend, female protagonist, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
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The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horse, rehabilitation, therapy, riding accident, travel, ranch, romance, animal life, couples, love affair, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, usa, london
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50 to 1 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when they learn their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies to run in the Kentucky Derby. Based on the true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys must overcome impossible ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: underdog, horse, hopes, animal training, one more chance, once in a lifetime opportunity, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, dream come true, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa
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